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“Interlace” Exhibition

Interlace Exhibition Opening

Exhibition Location: Adele & Haig Der Manuelian Galleries - 3rd Floor

Interlace – Talin Megherian plait |plāt, plat| noun a single length of hair or other flexible material made up of three or more interlaced strands; a braid. archaic term for pleat. verb [ with obj. ] form (hair or other material) into a plait or plaits. make (something) by forming material into a plait or […]

Women’s Work: Armenian Textiles and Dolls

Although Armenians are famed for their beautiful religious art: church architecture, illuminated manuscripts and intricate khatchkars (stone crosses), the most common form of artistic expression was through their textiles, a far more ephemeral medium. From time immemorial, Armenian women have created and ornamented clothing and created works that delighted the eye of the wearer and […]

“East Meets West” Joint Photography Exhibition

The Armenian Museum of America (ALMA) will be the setting for a joint photography exhibit throughout the months of October and November. Featured will be the combined works of Tom Vartabedian and Sona (Dulgarian) Gevorkian titled “East Meets West.” A reception to celebrate the opening of the exhibition will take place Sunday, October 23, from […]

Crossroads: Art of Gagik Aroutiunian

On Sunday, September 11, the Armenian Museum will be hosting the opening of a new exhibition: The Crossroads: Art of Gagik Aroutiunian, at 2:00 PM in the Adele and Haig Der Manuelian Galleries on the third floor. The opening of this exhibition, which will feature artwork from three of Aroutiunian’s series’, will include a reception where […]

Reflections on Genocide: Atrium School Connects to the Watertown Community

As part of a combined, culminating project for “Genocide and Human Behavior” and 8th Grade’s study of “Art and Community,” students at the Atrium School  have been working on a project that was sparked by not only their studies in each class respectively, but also by their visit to Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives. Students […]

“The Spectrum of a Legacy” by Ani Babaian

On Sunday, May 15, the Armenian Museum will be hosting the opening of a new exhibition: The Spectrum of a Legacy at 2:00 PM in the Adele and Haig Der Manuelian Galleries on the third floor. The opening of this exhibition, which features the artwork of Ani Babaian, will include a reception where light refreshments will be […]

Kindling

As a part of our Genocide Commemoration Event on April 10, Past and Present: Commemorating Women Affected By Genocide, the Armenian Museum is hosting three special exhibitions made by and for women who have been affected by the destruction of genocide. This visual essay by Sandy Smith-Garcés incorporates first-person testimony, interviews and kindling gathered by local mothers. […]

Objects That Transcend: Metalwork from the Garabedian Collection

Metal objects in Syria and throughout the Middle East had important and widespread use; cooking was done in metal vessels, the hands of guests were washed in metal ewers, the literate used metal inkwells, wealthy women used metal toiletries such as metal-back mirrors and cosmetic containers. These metal works were noted for their function, inventiveness […]

Pax Rwanda: Embroideries of the Women of Savane Rutongo-Kabuye

As a part of our Genocide Commemoration Event, Past and Present: Commemorating Women Affected By Genocide, the Armenian Museum is hosting three special exhibitions made by and for women who have been affected by the destruction of genocide. The embroideries in the Pax Rwanda exhibition are full-size works of textile art created by the artists of the “Savane […]